Write-in candidates breathing new life into local elections

 

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A flurry of write-in candidates is breathing new life into a local election season that had much of the wind taken out of it by rejection of petitions in several township, school board and village races.

  • Written by REUBEN MEES

Incumbents: Petition rejections ‘baffling’

 

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Three incumbent township trustees who have likely lost their part-time jobs to flaws on their original filing petitions, said they were confused by a new level of attention to detail by Logan County Election Board directors.

  • Written by REUBEN MEES

Serna to undergo evaluation

SERNA ELY

SERNA

Criminal proceedings for Ely Serna are on hold in Champaign County Common Pleas Court as he continues to undergo mental health treatment and evaluation.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Judge reopens Pilkington suppression motion

PILKINGTON BRITTANY

PILKINGTON

Assigned Judge Mark S. O’Connor has reopened a defense motion to throw out Brittany Pilkington’s Aug. 18, 2015, confession.

  • Written by JOEL E. MAST